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From the amount of newsprint and daily discussions dedicated to cricket, it is not tough to identify India’s favorite sport! Even though hockey is the official Indian sport and football enjoys a fair degree of popularity, the Indian cricket team is the most loved, often despised and debated group of players in the subcontinent. Aside from cricket, football and hockey – Indians follow lawn tennis, badminton, athletics, weightlifting and boxing. Sports like car racing and [...]

Mary Kom is an Indian boxer from the northeast state of Manipur, born on 1st March 1983, Mangte Chungneijang. She is also known as MC Mary Kom or Magnificent Mary. Mary Kom is famed as a five-time World Boxing Champion and the only boxer to win a medal in every one of the six world championships. In the 2012 Olympics, she became the first Indian women boxer to qualify and win a bronze medal in [...]

Ali Qamar: One of the most promising boxing talents of the country, Ali Qamar is the first Indian Boxer to win a gold medal at the Commonwealth Games. Although dogged by serious injuries time and again, he is still considered as the brightest prospect of Indian Boxing. Born to a middle class family, Mohammad Ali Qamar comes from the sports loving city of Kolkata, West Bengal. In 1991, he became the West Bengal Inter-district Boxing [...]

Dingko Singh is one of the greatest boxers in the history of Indian Boxing, Dingko Singh is the winner of an Asian Games gold medal. He has also won several other national and international boxing championships. Dingko’s rise to success can be an inspiring story for any aspiring sportsman. He was born in Lamalong, Manipur. His birthplace is a very remote area of the hilly state. Born to a very poor family, Dingko Singh had [...]